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[PATCH 3.18 024/124] sparc/ptrace: Preserve previous registers for short regset write

3.18-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@xxxxxxx>

commit d3805c546b275c8cc7d40f759d029ae92c7175f2 upstream.

Ensure that if userspace supplies insufficient data to PTRACE_SETREGSET
to fill all the registers, the thread's old registers are preserved.

Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@xxxxxxx>
Acked-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

 arch/sparc/kernel/ptrace_64.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/arch/sparc/kernel/ptrace_64.c
+++ b/arch/sparc/kernel/ptrace_64.c
@@ -311,7 +311,7 @@ static int genregs64_set(struct task_str
 	if (!ret) {
-		unsigned long y;
+		unsigned long y = regs->y;
 		ret = user_regset_copyin(&pos, &count, &kbuf, &ubuf,